Single, unadorned words can have great power and resonance. They can stand like beacons to illuminate our feelings, memories and stories.
The Words set contains 100 cards, each featuring a single word. Some are nouns (Dream, Chance, Trust), other are adjectives (Moody, Lonely, Tired). Some speak of difficulty and challenge, and some speak of new possibilities and hope. But they are all everyday words that can be used to open up conversations about meaning, significance, thoughts, feelings... and other words.
Originally developed as a tool for grief and loss counselling, Words is a highly versatile card set, ideal for use in teaching, creative arts therapy, family counselling and many other fields. Beautiful in their simplicity, the Words cards make great prompts for public-speaking, storytelling, icebreakers, mind-mapping and interviewing.
Signposts is a set of 48 cards based on original photographs for building conversations about *meaning, spirituality, connectedness and transformation.* This tool is not based on a particular theology or philosophy. It explores ways to reflect on the mystery of our life's purpose and action belief in our everyday lives. Each card combines a powerfully evocative full-colour photo with a few simple words. Signposts can revitalize our contemplation and create dynamic conversations about matters we hold closest to our hearts. More info
* Kick-start conversations with young people about the good stuff …and the hard stuff.* A resource for: educators youth workers mental health professionals social workers juvenile justice counsellors anyone involved with young people Reflexions is designed for use with young people who, in the process of growth towards independence, are creating their own identities. The cards provide a way of considering how we are seen by others and the choices we make about our own feelings and thoughts. Using contemporary street and techno-style collage illustrations, Reflexions can help teachers, youth... More info
We live our lives in the company of our feelings and emotions. And yet it can be very hard to talk about them. Beloved by teachers, counsellors, parents and human service workers of every discipline, The Bears is a simple yet powerful resource for identifying, talking about and reflecting on feelings. Originally conceived as a ‘family sculpting’ tool, it have proved to be one of our most enduring and versatile card sets. The Bears is able to speak directly to our feelings and emotions at a very deep level.... More info